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Unicorn vs. Narwhal

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Main Difference

The main difference between Unicorn and Narwhal is that the Unicorn is a legendary animal, that looks like a horse with a horn on the forehead and Narwhal is a medium-sized toothed whale that lives year-round in the Arctic.

Wikipedia
  • Unicorn (noun)

    A mythical beast resembling a horse or deer with a single, straight, spiraled horn projecting from its forehead.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    A heraldic representation of such a beast used as a charge or as a supporter; as in the arms of Great Britain and of Scotland.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    In various Bible translations, used to render the Latin unicornis or rhinoceros (representing Hebrew ); a reem or wild ox.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    Any large beetle having a horn-like prominence on the head or prothorax, especially the Hercules beetle, noshow=1.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    The larva of a unicorn moth.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    The kamichi, or unicorn bird.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    A howitzer.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    A single, usually bisexual woman who participates in swinging and/or polyamory.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    A startup company whose valuation has exceeded one billion U.S. dollars, which is solely backed by venture capitalists, and which has yet to have an IPO.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    A person with multidisciplinary expertise (due to rarity and value), especially three or more skills in a young field such as UX design or data science (e.g., domain knowledge, statistics, and software engineering).

  • Unicorn (noun)

    Brilliantly multicoloured.

    "unicorn smoothies"

  • Narwhal (noun)

    Monodon monoceros, an Arctic cetacean that grows to about 20 feet (6 meters) long, the male having a single horn-like tusk, a twisted, pointed canine tooth that projects forward.

    "sea unicorn"

Wiktionary
  • Unicorn (noun)

    A fabulous animal with one horn; the monoceros; - often represented in heraldry as a supporter.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    A two-horned animal of some unknown kind, so called in the Authorized Version of the Scriptures.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    Any large beetle having a hornlike prominence on the head or prothorax.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    The kamichi; - called also unicorn bird.

  • Unicorn (noun)

    A howitzer.

  • Narwhal (noun)

    An arctic cetacean (Monodon monocerous), about twenty feet long. The male usually has one long, twisted, pointed canine tooth, or tusk, projecting forward from the upper jaw like a horn, whence it is called also sea unicorn, unicorn fish, and unicorn whale. Sometimes two horns are developed, side by side.

Webster Dictionary
  • Unicorn (noun)

    an imaginary creature represented as a white horse with a long horn growing from its forehead

  • Narwhal (noun)

    small arctic whale the male having a long spiral ivory tusk

Princeton's WordNet

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